Glazed Cocktail Sausage and Crescent Roll Sandwiches

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Glazed Cocktail Sausage and Crescent Roll Sandwiches
  • Yield:makes 8 sandwiches
  • Active time:20 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes
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Sandwiched: Glazed Cocktail Sausages and Crescent Rolls

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Ingredients

  • 1 (8-count) can crescent rolls, such as Pillsbury
  • 3 tablespoons guava or grape jelly
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons spicy mustard, plus additional for serving
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 16 cocktail sausages, such as Hillshire Farm Lil’ Smokies

Directions

  1. 1.

    Bake crescent rolls according to package directions.

  2. 2.

    Meanwhile, in small bowl whisk together jelly, ketchup, 2 teaspoons mustard, vinegar, pepper, and cayenne. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sausages, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes.
    Add jelly mixture to sausages and cook, stirring occasionally until mixture is thick and syrupy, 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Transfer rolls to cooling rack and when cool enough to handle, cut in half, making sure to leave about ½-inch base. Spread inside of crescents with additional mustard to taste. Fill each crescent with 2 sausages and sauce. Serve warm.

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